Sooners' Johnson positions self as high draft pick

After impressive performances at the Senior Bowl and the NFL combine, there was little left for Lane Johnson to do at Oklahoma's pro day on Wednesday.

His road to becoming a first-round NFL draft prospect at offensive tackle has hardly been so easy, or typical.

Just two years ago, Johnson was trying to break into the Sooners' rotation at defensive end, having already switched from junior college quarterback to tight end. In 2011, he reluctantly made the move to offensive tackle.

That started him down the path to the pros. Johnson says even he's surprised at how fast everything has changed. He was being told he'd be a second- or third-round pick before the Senior Bowl, and now he could go in the first half of the first round.

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